Union Drumming May Not Be Protected: NY Court

Law360, New York (November 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A New York state appeals court has reversed a lower court's ruling that a suit by the management of the Empire State Building, which sought to prevent a union from drumming outside the building as part of a drive to unionize the building's security staff, was preempted by federal law.

The New York State Court of Appeals ruled Monday that the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, erred when it construed an earlier ruling by the National Labor Relations Board as stating that the drumming by...
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